Carson City, Wed, May 18 – Signing a copy of THE DIVORCE SEEKERS for Randi Hunewill, the great-granddaughter of Neill Hakes West who owned the TH Ranch in Sutcliffe, Nevada, about 30 miles outside of Reno near Pyramid Lake . In 1929, the “TH” was the first ranch in Nevada to take in paying dudes.
Carson City, Wed, May 18 – Interview with Missy Nabors at Adele’s … The gentleman on the left spotted the cover of THE DIVORCE SEEKERS and said, “I worked on the Flying M.E. in 1968 when I was 13 years old!” (This was after a fire destroyed most of the “M.E.” in 1963 and what was left of the legendary dude ranch was used as a riding stable.)
Reno, Thurs, May 19 – Interview at the Nevada Historical Society’s “High Noon Shootout” with History Curator Neal Cobb. Neal screened two documentary shorts featuring Bill, followed by a Q&A.
Nevada V.I.P.s in attendance at “High Noon Shootout” (left to right): Donnelyn Curtis, Head of Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno; Eric Moody, former Curator of Manuscripts, Nevada Historical Society, and current editor of “Nevada in the West” magazine; Bill McGee; Lee Brumbaugh, Curator of Photographs, Nevada Historical Society.